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The Missouri State Archives research room is open to in-person researchers by appointment only. To request an appointment email [email protected] or call (573) 751-3280.   

Research requests may also be submitted through our online request form or emailed to [email protected]In an effort to continue to make our records available to researchers, all researchers can temporarily submit up to three requests at a time.

Contact Information



600 West Main Street
P.O. Box 1747
Jefferson City, MO 65102


(573) 751-3280(Phone)
(573) 526-5327(Fax)

[email protected]


Research Request

Request Policies:

Online Request Form:



Winter Hours (September to May)

Monday to Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Second Saturday: 9:00 am to 1:00 p.m.
Third Thursday: 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Summer Hours (June to August

Monday to Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Second and Fourth Saturdays: 9:00 am to 1:00 p.m.
Third Thursday: 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Student Tours

Student Tours are not currently available. 


The Missouri State Archives will be closed for Federal and State holidays:

2021 Holiday Closings
New Year's Day Friday, January 1, 2021 Closed
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Monday, January 18, 2021 Closed
Lincoln Day Friday, February 12, 2021 Closed
Presidents' Day Monday, February 15, 2021 Closed
Truman Day Friday, May 7 and Saturday, May 8, 2021 Closed
Memorial Day Monday, May 31, 2021 Closed
Independence Day (Observed) Monday, July 5, 2021 Closed
Labor Day Monday, September 6, 2021 Closed
Columbus Day Monday, October 11, 2021 Closed
Veteran's Day  Thursday, November 11, 2021 Closed
Thanksgiving Holiday Thursday, November 25, 2021 Closed
Christmas Holiday Friday, December 24 and Saturday, December 25, 2021 Closed

Location and Directions

The Missouri State Archives is part of the State Capitol complex and is located in the James C. Kirkpatrick State Information Center. The Archives is two blocks west of the State Capitol on West Main Street. ( View Map )


Visitor parking is available at no charge in close vicinity to the building. Handicap parking is immediately in front of the building.